Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: John George Kemeny
Born: May 31, 1926, Budapest, Hungary
Death: December 26, 1992 (Age: 66)
Computer related contributions
- Hungarian American mathematician, computer scientist, and educator.
- Best known for co-developing the BASIC programming language in 1964 with Thomas E. Kurtz.
- He was the 13th President of Dartmouth College from 1970 to 1981 and pioneered the use of computers in college education.